Sunday, July 21, 2024

STEM education to take center stage at Otronicon 2016

Orlando Science Center will light up with technology demos featuring robots and virtual technology headsets galore, thanks to an annual tech conference coming in mid-January. But this year, there will be more workshops...

Wesley Chapel firm leads Florida companies in venture capital funding

Venture capital funders pumped more than $31.6 million into 10 Florida companies in the last three months of 2015. CareSync, a Wesley Chapel company that provides software and services for chronic disease...

Orlando tech firm raises $70M to expand biz

An Orlando-based software firm is planning to boost sales and product innovation with a big investment by a Boston-based private equity firm. PlanSource Holdings Inc., a tech firm located inside downtown Orlando's...

Shark Tank winner sees sales spike for anti-hack device

The small office of Central Florida company SignalVault is stacked to the ceiling with envelopes, boxes and mailing labels. Its founder, Chris Gilpin, has stayed up all night more than once to...

Tech startup secures naming rights to downtown St. Pete office tower

A new sign will be emblazoned on the St. Petersburg skyline in the coming weeks — one that a local technology CEO says will provide credibility for not only his company,...

Brevard County companies compete for engineers

It's good time to be an engineer in Brevard County. Harris Corp. is looking to hire at least 300 workers at its Technology Center in Palm Bay. In Melbourne, Northrop Grumman is quickly ramping...

Travel startup plans growth

Orlando-based tech company Zentila has plans to stay in Orlando and grow after being acquired, said company founder Mike Mason. The company, now owned by Connecticut-based software company etouches, makes a software...

Here are 11 cool things Magic Leap says its secret device will do

Ever had that nightmare where you show up for that big work meeting wearing nothing but underwear? If Dania Beach start-up Magic Leap has a say, that scenario might be coming...

Florida’s innovation economy sputtering, recent analyses show

It seems as if every state and metro area is striving to be an “innovation economy” these days — indeed, President Barack Obama talked about it in his State of the...

Cade Museum announces 4 finalists for annual prize

Four innovative companies from the Tampa-St. Petersburg and Orlando areas are the finalists for the 7th annual $50,000 Cade Museum Prize for Innovation. The Cade Museum for Creativity + Invention on Wednesday...
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